to 70% of international mergers and acquisitions fail because of
cultural misunderstandings and conflicts and the same applies to
cross cultural projects. They often suffer from communication problems
and the inability to derive strength from the existance of different
Cross Cultural Project Management
The purpose of the seminar "Cross Cultural Project Management"
is to equip you with fundamental knowledge and skills to operate
successfully in cross cultural projects. You will obtain a deeper
understanding of typical obstacles that arise during project planning,
implementation, team development, and interaction with project
sponsors and decision makers.
completion participants will be able to:
cultural categories to understand cultural differences in project
tools to enhance interpersonal skills in a cross cultural project
methods to improve your intercultural project communication
the roots of cross cultural conflict in projects
newly learned skills for cross cultural team development and
Our experienced moderators skillfully
blend plenary discussions, presentations,
and group work sessions. Roleplays, simulations and feedback techniques
are utilized to integrate the
intercultural project experiences of the participants.
Our moderators have exceptional experience in cross cultural working
Michael Kohler, Hamburg, Germany and Mike Katagiri, Seattle, USA
This workshop is conducted in English.